All posts tagged "demonstration"

  • comfort women
    Students stage surprise rally against Seoul-Tokyo deal

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Dozens of college students have been taken to the police station Thursday after holding an unauthorized demonstration near Japan’s embassy in Seoul in protest of the two countries’ agreement on former sex slaves during...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • South Korean protesters attend an anti-government rally in downtown Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. Wearing white half-masks and carrying flowers and banners, thousands of South Koreans marched in Seoul on Saturday against conservative President Park Geun-hye, who had compared masked protesters to terrorists after clashes with police broke out at a rally last month. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Protesters hold massive anti-gov’t rally without clash with police

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Tens of thousands of protesters held a massive rally Saturday to protest the government’s move to adopt state history textbooks and push for labor reform and it ended without any clashes with police. The...

    • Posted December 6, 2015
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    Thousands march in South Korean anti-government protest

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators marched in Seoul on Saturday in what police believed was the largest protest in the South Korean capital in nearly a decade. About 80,000 people were...

    • Posted November 14, 2015
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  • sex workers
    Korean sex workers demand decriminalization of their trade

    By Bahk Eun-ji A sex workers’ group wants the law banning prostitution abolished. Around 1,000 members of the Hanteo National Union, the Korean sex workers’ organization, rallied in Jongno, Seoul, Wednesday to condemn the law for threatening...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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